The New Hate by Arthur Goldwag and Pity the Billionaire by Thomas Frank – review

By Bryan Gould In Books

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3rd November, 2012
When I was a newly elected Labour MP in Britain in 1974, I became aware of a rumour circulated by my opponents that I was not really a New Zealander, but instead a Russian spy who had been landed secretly by a Russian submarine with instructions to penetrate the British political establishment. Far-fetched though this may seem, it is as nothing compared with the flights of malign fancy that are current today in the further reaches of right-wing American fantasy. Arthur Goldwag has made himself something of an expert in such arcane matters, and in The New Hate he piles well-documented and horrifying ...

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